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The Many Loves Of Linda Ronstadt  

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She’s known for being a beloved rock star, so it’s no surprise that there have been many Linda Ronstadt boyfriends. Read on to find out all about the men Linda Ronstadt dated. 

Is Linda Ronstadt single? Yes, despite the extensive Linda Ronstadt dating history, the singer has never been married. So who has Linda Ronstadt dated? One of the famous Linda Ronstadt exes is George Lucas of Star Wars fame. The director was said to be head over heels for Ronstadt, though she didn’t want to settle down. 

There is no Linda Ronstadt husband, and she has never been a wife. However, she was engaged to Lucas for a short time. Linda Ronstadt discussed the possibility of getting married to famous ex (and former Governor) Jerry Brown, though she thought he’d find her life too chaotic. 

Were you surprised by the Linda Ronstadt relationships? She’s dated big names such as Mick Jagger, Steve Martin, and Bill Murray. Below you’ll find the full list of people Linda Ronstadt dated. 

Aaron Neville is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Many Loves Of Linda Ronstadt
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Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville recorded four duets for her solo album Cry Like a Rainstorm - Howl Like the Wind in 1989. They were dubbed "the First Couple of pop music."

"I think our singing together was meant to be. We have the same type of heart," Neville said.

The musicians reportedly dated from 1989 to 1992.

Aaron Neville is an American R&B singer and musician. He has had four Platinum-certified albums and four Top 10 hits in the United States, including three that went to #1 on Billboard's Adult contemporary chart. His debut single, from 1966, was #1 on the Soul chart for five weeks. He has also recorded with his brothers Art, Charles and Cyril as The Neville Brothers and is the father of singer/keyboards player Ivan Neville. Of mixed African American and Native American heritage, his music also features Cajun and Creole influences. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 78

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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George Lucas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Many Loves Of Linda Ronstadt
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Linda Ronstadt started dating famed director George Lucas in 1983 after the two met backstage at one of her concerts. However, they were both very private, and made sure to never be photographed together. It was rumored, however, that Ronstadt would carry an Empire Strikes Back lunchbox around Los Angeles as a playful nod to her boyfriend at the time. 

Ronstadt even used the recording studios at Skywalker Ranch for her 1987 album, Canciones de Mi Padre. They got engaged at one point, though it was not to last. In 1988, the pair ended their romance after five years.

George Walton Lucas, Jr. is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and entrepreneur. He founded Lucasfilm and led the company as chairman and chief executive before selling it to The Walt Disney Company on October 30, 2012. He is best known as the creator of the space opera franchise Star Wars and the archaeologist adventurer character Indiana Jones. Lucas is one of the American film industry's most financially successful filmmakers and has been nominated for four Academy Awards for directing and writing American Graffiti and Star Wars. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 74

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

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Jim Carrey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Many Loves Of Linda Ronstadt
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Linda Ronstadt dated a young Jim Carrey in 1983, after meeting him at one of his performances at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. She was looking for someone to open for her on tour - which Carrey did not want to do - though he did say he would go out with her if she wanted. And she did.

The two dated for about eight months, with Carrey later saying, "She was an absolutely incredible human being. She is an incredible human being."

James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and film producer. Carrey has received two Golden Globe Awards. Known for his highly energetic slapstick performances, he has been described as one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood. Carrey first gained recognition in 1990 after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy In Living Color. His first leading roles in major productions came with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber, The Mask, and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, as well as a supporting role in Batman Forever and a lead role in Liar Liar. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada

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Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Many Loves Of Linda Ronstadt
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Bill Murray and Linda Ronstadt were rumored to have dated in the early '80s.

William James "Bill" Murray is an American actor and comedian. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live for which he earned an Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films, including Meatballs, Caddyshack, Stripes, Ghostbusters, What About Bob?, and Groundhog Day. Murray garnered additional critical acclaim later in his career, starring in Lost in Translation, which earned him a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He also received Golden Globe nominations for his roles in Rushmore, Hyde Park on Hudson and St. Vincent. He is a regular collaborator with director Wes Anderson, including Rushmore, The Royal ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, USA

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